1866 Rare Book - The Prince of the Fair Family. A Fairy Tale by Anna Maria Hall.
Author : Anna Maria Hall (Mrs. S. C. Hall).
Title : The Prince of the Fair Family : A Fairy Tale.
Publisher : Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & CO., no date (circa 1866). First US Edition.
Language : Text in English.
Size : 9 " X 7 ".
Pages : 160 pages
Binding : Attractive and very good original gilt decorated cloth binding by Virtue & Co (overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing or staining, faded gift note of a previous owner on first endpaper).
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated.
The book : Attractive First US edition published the same year by Chapman and Hall in London, one of the very beautiful of all Mrs. Hall's books.
The author: Anna Maria Hall (6 January 1800 – 30 January 1881) was an Irish novelist who often published as "Mrs. S. C. Hall". She married Samuel Carter Hall, a writer on art, who described her in Retrospect of a Long Life, from 1815 to 1883. She was born Anna Maria Fielding in Dublin, but left Ireland for England at the age of 15.
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